First Aid Level 1


In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

First Aid (Level 1)

First Aid Level 1


A First Aider are considered to be the “First Responder”. The First Responder plays a very important role in the “Patient Care Cycle”. In order to act with competence and confidence, the First Responder needs to be properly trained in the correct first aid procedures and techniques. It’s better to know first aid and not need it than to need it and not know it.


  • Emergency situations
  • Anatomy
  • Appropriate treatments
  • Follow up care

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3.

Language of Delivery


Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Dress Code

Ladies should preferably dress in such a manner that it is practical to practice first aid. E.g. Higher neckline tops to allow for bending / Pants or tracksuit pants due to bending and or being a patient / Flat shoes.

Training & Evaluation

  • HWSETA requirement: 30% theoretical and 70% practical
  • Constant evaluation
  • Compulsory CPR evaluation

Who should attend?

All staff members – Everyone should be able to perform first aid, because most people will eventually find themselves in a situation requiring it for another person or themselves.


2 Days


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • Certificate: Recognised by the Department of Labour & SAIOSH Accredited
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 3 years from date of issue

Course outline